Stephen Manes writes, "...Bruce Schneier minces no words in describing the many ways computer systems can be compromised". (Forbes) "...this book isn't just for techies. Schneier peppers the book with lively anecdotes and aphorisms, making it unusually accessible." (LA Times) "Schneier's book is an excellent read... He understands the issues and the issues behind the issues." (Bill Machrone) "Secrets and Lies should begin to dispel the fog of deception and special pleading around security, and it's fun.." (New Scientist, 2nd September 2000) "Bruce Schneier's book is a common-sense, practical guide..."(Computing, 22nd March 2001) "As a thoughtful read, prior to planning or reviewing your business's security strategy, you could not do better..." (Unixnt, February 2001) "...worth a read..." (The Journal, November 2000) "...essential reading for security practitioners..." (Computer Bulletin - Book of the Month, January 2001) "...provides a timely debunking of myths...an invaluable reference point" (Computer Business Review, November 2000) "not only is it entertaining, but it is likely to end up on the reference shelf of thousan ds of CIOs worldwide." (Information Age, December 2000) "...a good read..." "The book is interesting [and] educational..." (E-business, Jan 2001) "...a pragmatic, stimulating and rather readable guide..." (The Bookseller, 17th November 2000) "This book is a must for any business person with a stake in e-commerce." (EuroBusiness, December 2000) "...a jewel box of little surprises you can actually use" "...a startlingly lively treatise..." (Fortune, 27th November 2000) "A thoroughly practical and accessible guide..." (Webspace, November 2000) "[It's] written like a thriller (and a good one at that)..." (Managing Information Strategies, November 2000) "Anyone who does business online should buy this book and read it carefully." (QSDG, December 2000) "The book is an impressive 'how to think' like a hacker." (Supply Management, 16th November 2000) "Schneier writes with a pleasingly readable style." (MacFormat, December 2000) "Setting himself apart, Schneier navigates rough terrain without being overly technical or sensational..." (Computer Weekly, 26th October 2000) "...a very practical guide..." (Webspace, October 2000) "A thoroughly practical and accessible guide to achieving security" (Webspace, August 2001) "...if you haven't read Secrets and Lies yet, you should. If you have but it's been a while, take it along for your next plane ride..." (Technology and Society, 7 February 2003)
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Bestselling author Bruce Schneier offers his expert guidance on achieving security on a network
Internationally recognized computer security expert Bruce Schneier offers a practical, straightforward guide to achieving security throughout computer networks. Schneier uses his extensive field experience with his own clients to dispel the myths that often mislead IT managers as they try to build secure systems. This practical guide provides readers with a better understanding of why protecting information is harder in the digital world, what they need to know to protect digital information, how to assess business and corporate security needs, and much more.
* Walks the reader through the real choices they have now for digital security and how to pick and choose the right one to meet their business needs
* Explains what cryptography can and can't do in achieving digital security